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    Sale 14160

    FIRST OPEN | Shanghai

    22 October 2016, Shanghai

  • Lot 137

    LE PHO (VIETNAMESE, 1907-2001)

    Chrysanthemum Still Life

    Price Realised  


    LE PHO (VIETNAMESE, 1907-2001)
    Chrysanthemum Still Life
    signed in Chinese and signed ‘Le Pho’ (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    79 x 89 cm. (31 1/8 x 35 in.)
    Painted in the 1970s

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    The leading Franco-Vietnamese artist of the 20th century, Le Pho started working with Wally Findlay Galleries in 1963, and his works began to gain a wide international audience. Painting with the oil on canvas medium, his depictions of brightly coloured still life paintings and genre scenes of ladies and children in the garden can be seen as the artist's most accomplished and prolific works in this later mature period. 

    He declared his Wally Findlay period works as the ones he was most pleased about. Chrysanthemum Still Life is a comparatively outstanding work from the period, depicting a grand arrangement of mainly chrysanthemums in full bloom.  

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